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Condition: Depression
12/19/2014 6:13:06 PM

Reviewer: woofie, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My depression got better and I was able to sleep. However, the weight gain and increased appetite was awful. I know it depends on what you eat but I found I was craving sugar and junk food. Prior to taking Mirtazpine I had no cravings. I'm off of now. Will the weight come off easily?

Condition: Depression
12/17/2014 8:41:11 PM

Reviewer: JB, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started on Mirtazapine oral, over a year ago. At first I found it to be too sedating and almost stopped taking it. I am now on 30mg but very depressed and short tempered. I have never had problems with panic attacks, now they happen without warning. If anyone has had the same experience please let me know. I am considering to stop taking this useless medication because Its done nothing for me. M ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
10/27/2014 9:13:05 PM

Reviewer: firefighter567, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
started at 30mg then to 45mg. overall works well, still wake up periodically at night for brief periods. worst part is the weight gain. it is RIDICULOUS! no matter what I do it just won't stop.

Condition: Depression
8/1/2014 9:12:30 PM

Reviewer: hawkeye02, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This drug did not help at all. Made me very drowsy, tired and contributed to anxiety. It did not solve my depression. I lost weight when it said I would gain it back. Not happy with this drug.

Condition: Depression
6/30/2014 4:48:56 AM

Reviewer: Olayoil, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Oh my! I have to be honest and say I only took this drug for a few days. I stopped right away after I found myself not being able to sleep very well, waking from sleep or a nap with my heart pounding against my chest; being extremely short of breath. It gave me panic attacks, which only exacerbated my shortness of breath and heartbeat. I had read a great deal of the reviews on here, and thought Y ... Show Full Comment

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